Why we take “well-balanced diet” seriously at home

Chicken is a staple at home. I know that there are new brands in the market, but I’ve always stuck to the one I grew up with and know so well – Magnolia Fresh Chicken. I usually get free range chicken because I think that it’s the better option, but I don’t mind getting whole chicken either. I’m a big believer of the notion that trusted brands will not risk losing their credibility by intentionally messing up their products to fool their consumers. Magnolia’s one of them trusted seals. Did you know??? Some fast facts about Magnolia Fresh Chicken: The […]

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Parenting: When words matter

My eldest son Pablo became involved in musical theater this year. As people close to me know very well, the stage has been my passion for several years, until I was won over by another – family. So I am “stage mother” as stage mother can get, haha! Part of what we do in supporting Pablo’s very young career is taking him to auditions and preparing him for them. Coming from a background that knows the demands of the industry, I tend to be very firm with his daily vocalizations, and would go through the scripts with him constantly so […]

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5 Sessions I look forward to at the Philippine Homeschool Conference 2017

Every school year is a different season in our homeschool. Our circumstances change drastically every time, the kids grow up and start getting interested in certain things, and are possibly beginning to figure out what they want to do for the rest of their lives. That’s why I look forward to the annual Philippine Homeschool Conference, and excited to find out who the keynote speakers are and what the topics for the breakout sessions are; for me, every year is like shopping for tips and techniques that I can use for our homeschooling. The theme for 2017’s conference is Homeschool […]

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Writing Content that Hits the Mark

I had a conversation with a friend recently about giving some tips to fellow bloggers on how to write content that hits the mark; more specifically, to help other bloggers create competitive content for an annual blogging competition. The truth is, even after all these years, and even after winning a few writing competitions in the past, I still don’t have a guaranteed formula on creating winning entries. Every writing competition has its own set of criteria to meet. For me, it’s always been do or die. I give it my best shot and pray like there’s no tomorrow that my […]

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Easy Recipes: Scotch Eggs with Sweet & Sour Sauce

I first tasted Scotch Eggs when my friend from downstairs, Edz, the woman who taught me how to make Chicken Fajitas, brought it over for dinner with me and the kids. Our husbands were both out of town on a kids ministry event and since we live in the same apartment building, we decided to have dinners together during the time our husbands were away. I learned later on that Scotch Eggs are common in the UK. You can find them being sold in corner shops and supermarkets, much like how you see Kwek Kwek at the mall food court. […]

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